El Paso Branch Board of Directors
(Chair Pro Tem)
Senior Vice President of Operations
El Paso, Texas
Sally Hurt-Deitch joined the El Paso Branch board in 2018.
Hurt‐Deitch is senior vice president of operations for Ascension. She previously was Group CEO Mid-South, Memphis Market CEO and St. Francis Hospital CEO for Tenet Healthcare.
A registered nurse, Hurt-Deitch has served as a chief nursing officer, COO and CEO for HCA Healthcare. In 2005, she was named CEO at Oklahoma University Medical Center Edmond. She returned to El Paso in 2007 to accept the CEO position at Sierra Providence East Medical Center (now The Hospitals of Providence East Campus) for Tenet Healthcare and was promoted to Group CEO in 2015, became Tenet Healthcare’s corporate chief nursing officer in 2017 and Group CEO of Mid-South Group in 2019.
Hurt-Deitch is past president of the National Association of Latino Healthcare Executives, former chair of the Texas Hospital Association, board member of the American Hospital Association Regional Policy Board and a past regent-at-large of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
She earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from the University of Texas at El Paso and a master’s degree in health care administration from Trinity University.
In 2013, UT–El Paso recognized Hurt-Deitch as one of its distinguished alumni. In 2019, Trinity University presented her with the Dean Duce Award for Healthcare Leadership.